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Best things to do in Paso Robles

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Mexican Restaurant
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“Tacos are not just for Tuesdays, and neither is tequila! This fabulous restaurant is located on the corner of 13th and Park St, and the interiors are worth a look-see alone. And the food? Don't get me started! As a devoted taco lover, Fish Gaucho is right up there with the best...perhaps second only to having your favorites prepared in your cabana in Baja on the sand..Really! If you imbibe, the tequila tasting is treat~and a nice diversion from all that wine you might be drinking ;)”
46 locals recommend
Bar
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“Half Chicken is huge and the drinks are top notch. High end craft cocktails. A local fave!”
40 locals recommend
Concert Hall
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“If you get a chance to go here for a concert/ show please do yourself a favor and go. such a great venue. Good beer and wine selection, food and just great all around place. We have been there for concerts and love all the Stand up comedies we get to experience. Parking is a little crazy but totally worth it. ”
31 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Not just an art gallery but a work space for many of our local artists to not only display their work but you may catch them working on some of their new pieces. Special events throughout the year.”
27 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Bring your own bags to avoid being charged (minimal). There is a deli for made to order sandwiches if you plan to go on any day trips.”
15 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Awesome farm to table gourmet organic foods. The patio has a magical atmosphere. I love this place for Brunch, Lunch or Dinner.”
29 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Another fantastic Italian restaurante in downtown Paso Robles. My absolute favorite is the Osso Buco. To die for!!!”
26 locals recommend
Food
“Nationally famous brewing company that has become extremely popular in recent years. They have a fantastic, full menu and great drinks. Try our local favorites, the Firestone DBA or 805.”
22 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“One of the best Italian restaurants in Paso. I had the best steak of my life here. Everything is incredible and the services is outstanding.”
21 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“One of my regular hangouts. I love sitting at the bar, having dinner and a specialty cocktail. All the food is awesome. ”
25 locals recommend
Pub
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“An Irish pub with elevated pub dishes ... one not to miss is "MA! The Meatloaf!" and an incredible Grilled Cheese and Tomato Bisque. Also, this is one of the few late night kitchens and typically music and dancing on weekends through the high season in Paso.”
21 locals recommend
Park
“A great place to eat your take-out lunch from any of the local restaurants, or finish off your dessert from SLO Sweets, right across the street”
19 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Oldest bar in Paso Robles. Very iconic building with lots of history. Karaoke and live music throughout the week. Best place to see real cowboys and locals come and drink and have fun. Cash only bar.”
21 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
“This is the local country store for local favorites, Almond Brittle and unique gifts, books, and souvenirs.”
18 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Current releases, adjacent to the downtown park so parking can be challenging during peak hours”
9 locals recommend
Water Park
“Perfect way to cool down in the summer months. The water park is closed during winter.”
20 locals recommend